Good news for people from landless tribal community, Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023 has been announced by CM KCR, Telangana government. In Girijan Bandhu scheme, Rs. 10 lakh per landless scheduled tribe (ST) family will be provided for upliftment of Adivasis. For this purpose, applicants will have to fill Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023 Registration / Application Form. Read this article till the end to know how to apply online for Girijan Bandhu Yojana in TS state.

Telangana Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023

Eradication of poverty is a major challenge faced by Telangana government in economic development. People who belongs to landless tribal communities (adivasi) are lying at the bottom line of the Indian society. Recognising the grave injustice that has been meted out to these landless tribal communities (ST category) over centuries, Government of Telangana has decided to come up with Girijan Bandhu scheme. This is a revolutionary intervention which will propel the landless tribal community into economic development in a big way.
As a part of multi-pronged approach, in addition to existing entitlements like food security, education and economic security, a different strategy with a new initiative "Telangana Girijana Bandhu Scheme" is introduced to intensify the level of financial assistance to landless tribal communities for establishment of suitable income generating economic support schemes as the delivery of credit by banks in the form of loans has become a constraint.

One time capital assistance of Rs. 10 lakhs per family is provided for all families belonging to landless tribal community as 100% grant / subsidy to establish a suitable income generating schemes as per their choice (without bank loan linkage).

Sectors under TS Girijan Bandhu Scheme 2023

  • Agriculture & Allied
  • Manufacturing & Industry
  • Retails & Shops
  • Transport
  • Services & Supplies
  • Animal Husbandary

Girijan Bandhu on Lines of Dalit Bandhu Scheme

CM KCR led state govt. of Telangana has announced to start Girijana Bandhu Scheme for landless tribal community (Adivasi belonging to ST category). This Girijan Bandhu scheme will follow the similar lines of the earlier launched Dalitha Bandhu Scheme. Previously, the TS state govt. has launched Dalit Bandhu Scheme for people belonging to dalit community (Harijans belonging to SC) category. 

In both the Dalit Bandhu and Girijana Bandhu schemes, the state govt. will provide financial assistance upto Rs. 10 lakh for economic development of the specified community. Tribal Welfare Department has already initiated the process to draft the modalities for Girijan Bandhu implementation.

Pilot Project of TS Girijana Bandhu Yojana

State govt. officials have proposed to launched pilot project of Girijana Bandhu Scheme in 12 assembly constituencies reserved for the ST communities for 100 families and scale it up gradually. The names of the assembly constituency where Girijan Bandhu scheme will be implemented as pilot project are:- 
  • Mulug, 
  • Dornakal in undivided Warangal district,
  • Mahbubabad in undivided Warangal district, 
  • Wyra, 
  • Aswaraopeta, 
  • Yellandu, 
  • Bhadrachalam in undivided Khammam district,
  • Pinapaka in undivided Khammam district, 
  • Asifabad, 
  • Khanapur in undivided Adilabad district,
  • Boath in undivided Adilabad district,
  • Devarakonda in undivided Nalgonda district. 
Mulug is represented by Congress MLA Seethakka while the rest assembly constituencies by the TRS MLAs.

Check TS Girijana Bandhu Scheme List of Beneficiaries

Official sources said that the government has begun the process to hold coordination meetings with respective ministers, MLAs, forest and revenue officials of respective districts to resolve Podu land applications submitted by landless ST community applicants last year seeking ownership rights.

After approving the applications, the list of ineligible applicants who will become 'landless' will be given priority in extending Girijan Bandhu. They will be extended financial assistance of Rs. 10 lakh each to set up any units or pursue any livelihood activity of their choice.

Telangana Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023 Apply Online Form

As you all know that CM KCR of Telangana has just made the announcement regarding the Girijan Bandhu Scheme. Just like Dalit Bandhu Scheme, the state govt. may invite Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023 online application form. The Girijan Bandhu registration form may be invited at the state govt's official website or a new dedicated portal. As soon as the Girijana Bandhu scheme apply online form fillup process begins, we will update it here.

Till then, you must visit this page regularly for any further updates regarding this Adivasi welfare scheme in Telangana state.